Movies like Scorn

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Scorn (2000)
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Scorn (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Darren Huenemann, a spoiled 18-year old plots to have two classmates murder his mother and grandmother so he can inherit their fortunes. His worship of Caligula leads him to treat all like those in the Roman Imperial Court, manipulating, threatening and cajoling those who would stand in his way. Based on a true story of the early Nineties in British Columbia.
Style: psychological, serious, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: matricide, teenage boy, assassination plot, murder, wealth, high school, gay interest, grandmother grandson relationship, inheritance, mother son relationship, manipulation, homosexual, murder of mother, play within film, school play

Most similar movies to Scorn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, disturbing, suspenseful and serious films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, serial killer, family relations, obsession and investigation mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Scorn: She Made Them Do It (2013), Rivals (2000), Undercover Cheerleader (2019), Buoyancy (2019), In the Darkness of the Night (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Multimillionaire Steven Beard, a retired broadcasting executive, who fell hard for Celeste , an attractive waitress who served him his nightly cocktail at the local country club in Austin, Texas.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: assassination plot, seduction, femme fatale, crimes, con woman, love and romance, husband wife relationship, caper, murder, family, money, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
She Made Them Do It (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "She Made Them Do It" follows the twisted life of Sarah Pender (Jenna Dewan-Tatum) a charismatic, intelligent young woman who would become one of the country’s most sought after fugitives.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, prison, prison escape, runaway, femme fatale, manipulation, investigation, convict, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, escaped prisoner, lifetime
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Like Mother Like Son: The Strange Story of Sante and Kenny Kimes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The real-life case based on the horrific crimes of Sante and Kenny Kimes, the mother and son duo who specialized in theft, fraud and murder.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating
Plot: criminal, landlady, mother son relationship, female psychopath, domineering mother, murder, assassination plot, mentally unstable, obsession, childhood trauma, parents and children, confronting the past ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 567
Rivals (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl becomes entangled in a volatile relationship with a pair of high-school lovers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: stalking, teenage life, couples, friendship, youth, love and romance, crimes, seduction, murder, rape, revenge, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Undercover Cheerleader (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Autumn is a beautiful transfer student who goes undercover as a cheerleader to do an exposé on the cruel culture of the squad for her school newspaper. But when someone begins viciously attacking cheerleaders, she starts to fear for her own life.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: cheerleader, murder, high school, characters murdered one by one, who done it, uncover truth, escapades, crimes, mystery, heroes, track down, partners ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 1K
Buoyancy (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An innocent Cambodian boy is sold to a Thai broker and enslaved on a fishing trawler. As fellow slaves are tortured and murdered around him, he starts to wonder if his only hope of freedom is to become as violent as his captors.
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, suspense
Plot: slave, slavery, running away from home, human trafficking, sea, revenge, murder, teenage boy, fishing boat, child trafficking, male nudity, fishing ...
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
In the Darkness of the Night (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Portugal
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A disturbing film about the Portuguese underworld of prostitution.
Style: serious, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, touching
Plot: adultery, murder, prostitution, dysfunctional family, mafia, white slavery, dying, nightlife, sister sister relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), incest, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Menendez: Blood Brothers (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lyle and Eric Menendez were nice, educated boys from Beverly Hills, which makes the murder of their parents even more inexplicable. Never-before-seen details emerge in this investigation into their lives.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: murder, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, patricide, true crime, murder trial, matricide, family secret, family relations, mystery, uncover truth, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Killing of John Lennon (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film follows the travels and accounts of Mark Chapman (Jonas Ball) and gives the watcher an insight into his mind. It starts with him in Hawaii and how he does not fit in with anyone including his job; family; friends etc. He says he is ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, unfulfillment, assassination, losing-it hero, murder, suffering, breaking point, family problems, dysfunctional family, social misfits, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: hawaii, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 3K
Home Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A high school shooting has repercussions on the town and students.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, friendship, goth girl, youth, teenage life, hopes, isolation, psychological trauma, teenage girl, teen angst, secret ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 391
Stray Bullets (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In upstate New York, two teenage boys are tasked with cleaning out their father's old mobile home on an abandoned property, but the boys are in for a surprise when they discover three crooks on the run have taken refuge in the trailer.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage boy, escaped prisoner, murder, threat, criminal, risk, death threat, murderer, con artists, house, trailer
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Katsuragi Murder Case (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Katsuragi Household that runs a small store may appear serene. But as the younger son Minoru commits a murder on the street, the family is exposed to the public. Is there anybody that is behind this murder case?
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: depression, murderer, life is a bitch, family, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, father son relationship, murder, husband wife relationship, father, inheritance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Hours of the Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Abel lives with his mother in a small town on the outskirts of Barcelona. His life, grey and boring, is based on the small family business, his mother's house, his girlfriend's bed, and the town bars. However under an appearance of quiet ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder, crimes, family life, social relations, family relations, small town, store, small town life, insanity, mental breakdown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Deathmaker (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fritz Haarmann, who has killed at least 27 boys, is questioned by a psychology professor in order to find out whether he is sane and can be held responsible for his crimes. During this interrogation Haarmann reveals his motives and his killing ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mind game, serial killer, investigation, society, mental institution, courtroom drama, confined, serial child killer, dismemberment, transsexual ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 1K
Girl Fight (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, Girl Fight recounts the harrowing story of a 16-year-old, stellar high school student whose life spirals downward when her former friends conspire to upload onto the Internet a shocking video of them beating her up.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, life turned upside down, disorder, youth, parents and children, high school life, family relations, social relations, computers and web, videotaping, bullying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Chippendales Murder (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The true story of Steve Banjerlee who started a sleazy male strip club for women. Several years later he meets Nick De Noia, a choreographer whom he goes into partnership with to turn his nightclub into a successful high-class business that ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: male stripper, nightclub owner, dancer, murder, dance club, exotic dancer, conspiracy, criminal, murderer, strip club, assassination plot, beefcake
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 823
Born Killers (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: iggy Banks tells the story of two charming and brilliant brothers who finance their lifestyle by robbing and murdering pretty much anyone foolish enough to get in the car with them. They learn the business from their sociopath father (Tom Sizemore) ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, criminal heroes, introspection, parents and children, violence, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, tarot card, strangulation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
See How They Fall (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Simon is a sales representative about fifty. When Mickey, his cop friend, is being shot, he leaves everything to find the murderers. Two years before, Marx, an old gambler, met Frederic, a young man that does not look very smart and started to ...
Style: neo noir, tense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amateur detective, obsessive quest, law enforcement, crimes, midlife crisis, vigilantism, friendship, vengeance, rivalry, dark humor, murder, revenge killing ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.2
 898
Open Doors (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest, principled assistant judge looks ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, legal, crimes, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, judge, courtroom, cave, graphic violence, unemployment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, year 1937
Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 39K
Apt Pupil (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers him a deal: Bowden will not go to the authorities if Denker tells him stories of the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: holocaust, nazism, nazi war criminal, war criminal, human nature, crimes, disorder, high school, teenage life, dishonesty, hidden identity, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, california, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 49
Deathrow (2000)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A neglected and unloved orphan raised by poor relatives in the slums of Manila is wrongfully convicted of murder that resulted from a heist he was compelled to join. Unable to prove his innocence and his minor age, he is thrown into the cruel, ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: juvenile delinquent, jail, prisoner, murder, death sentence, lawyer, teenage boy, prison life, alcohol abuse, lethal injection, sodomy, male nudity ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 1K
Eye of God (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A small Oklahoma town is stripped of its innocence when one of its boys (Nick Stahl) turns up mute and bloodied by the lakeside. Unable to tell his story, the local sheriff (Hal Holbrook) embarks on a quest to uncover the roots of a gruesome crime. ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: murder, small town, pregnancy, abortion, warden, small town sheriff, couple relations, dangerous attraction, teenage life, haunted by the past, small town life, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 655
Red Amnesia (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A retired widow has her daily routine derailed when she starts receiving mysterious, anonymous phone calls.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense
Plot: haunted by the past, uncover truth, obsession, under the surface, murder, widow, anonymous telephone call, mother son relationship, ghost, police, cooking, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Fun (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bonnie and Hillary are two young lost souls who meet one day and discover that they get along. They talk about their lives and run around and and keep getting really excited. Their day escalates into an eruption of violence and rage that can only be ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: murder, friendship, strong female presence, graphic violence, kids in trouble, friends, teenage life, destructive relationship, prison life, murderous pair, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Intrigo: Dear Agnes (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: What is a human life worth? How is it possible that a woman like Agnes could agree to kill another human being? Is it the money? Or are there other forces at play?
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: relationship problems, assassination plot, female assassin, murder mystery, girlfriend, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, mystery, female vigilante, unlikely criminals, murder, female villain, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 3K
Blind Shaft (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China, Germany, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Chinese miners, who make money by killing fellow miners and then extorting money from the mine owner to keep quiet about the "accident", happen upon their latest victim. But one of them begins to have second thoughts.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: miner, murder, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, hidden identity, cons and scams, teenage life, rich and poor, prostitute, teenage boy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 77
Beaten (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Justina is a fifteen years old girl who lives with her mother and stepfather in Mexico City. In her sexual-awakening, she starts flirting with the only man in her life, her stepfather, causing the accidental murder of her mother and stepfather. ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir
Plot: teenager, murder, police, flirting, sexual awakening, stockholm syndrome, gang rape, stepfather, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), catholic schoolgirl, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, mind game, riddles and clues, mystery, investigation, serial killer, vengeance, crimes, obsession, uncover truth, ex cop, death of daughter ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 107
Ungodly Acts (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Story: Inspired by actual events. When Melissa Cooper's body is found hanging from a swing set, the 27-year-old's death is initially ruled a suicide. But two weeks later a young man, Adam, comes forward claiming he murdered Melissa on the orders ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: religious cult, murder, cult leader, commune, church, student, interrogation, suicide, double life, investigation, manipulation, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing, psychotronic
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, murderer, criminal
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%